A Life In The Rye
East Village
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A Life In The Rye NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Great acting, Absorbing, Great staging, Clever, Entertaining

About the Show

This new work looks at J.D.Salinger’s life and the impact that “Catcher In The Rye” had on him, his fans, and the world.

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Artistic, Long, Deep, Serious, Intense

See it if Powerful bio. Unable to cope with fame and PTSD, Salinger goes into reclusion with his fictional characters. Large well-directed cast.

Don't see it if You don't like bios. You want a happy experience. Weighty 1 hr 40 mins in a basement theater w/no intermission. Read more

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Intense, Riveting, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy Salinger, great theater or both. The production keeps most of the performers on stage & in character throughout. Effective!

Don't see it if you expect this biographical piece to be a realistic drama. It is chronological but jumps through time with two men playing Salinger.

Critic Reviews (1)

November 11th, 2019

"The New Legacy of J.D. Salinger in Solnik's 'A LIFE IN THE RYE'"
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